Football games

Discussion in 'Texas Concealed Handgun (CHL)' started by 95P38RR, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. 95P38RR

    95P38RR New Member

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    I know I can't carry in a classroom or in an auditorium etc.

    But what about a football stadium? That's legal isn't it? As long as they don't have the 30.06 sign?

    I don't want to leave my gun in my car where it can possibly be stolen and just in case a terrorist style event (like Ft. Hood) happens while I'm at the game, I'd like to be able to protect my girlfriend and myself.

    Thanks
     


  2. jagged97

    jagged97 New Member

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    short answer: NO.

    that includes pro, college, high-school, et al.
     
  3. 95P38RR

    95P38RR New Member

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    Ok thanks.

    I was under the assumption that it meant "classrooms" or "where education happens".

    Thanks.
     
  4. DCortez

    DCortez TGT Addict

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    Sports events are off limits, not sure about an empty stadium or concert.
     
  5. Dawico

    Dawico TGT Addict

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    I am not questioning your info DCortez, but I thought Texas changed some of the rules after the Virginia Tech incident. I admit I only heard this, not read it or anything concrete like that. Haven't had to renew yet, so haven't even asked an instructor. I welcome any correcting of my misinformation.
     
  6. Texas42

    Texas42 TGT Addict

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    Not that I've heard of. There was a bill, but it never got voted on.
     
  7. Seabear1500

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    You are not allowed to carry at any school sponsored event either. That means say ......the school is sponsoring a field day in a park or a festival in a parking lot etc etc. If it is a school sponsored event then it is a nono.

    Here's a link to the current Concealed Handgun Statutes
    ftp://ftp.txdps.state.tx.us/forms/ls-16.pdf

    It would be a good idea to download that, then you would get the best answers instead of "hearing" about them.You don't want to loose your CHL over something someone on the internet told you.
     
  8. txinvestigator

    txinvestigator TGT Addict

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    Law does not state that. You cannot carry in a school, public or private.

    No, depends on what is happening at the football stadium.

     
  9. txinvestigator

    txinvestigator TGT Addict

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    Only certain named sporting events are off limits.
     
  10. DoubleActionCHL

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    In addition to the high-school, collegiate, or professional sporting events, you're also excluded under Section 46.03 by the reference to "any grounds or building on which an activity sponsored by a school or educational institution is being conducted."

    Regardless of the event, the school stadium is generally going be considered off-limits, as you'll usually enter or pass through something that will fall under the "building or portion of a building" definition of premises.

    A non-school stadium is not off-limits by statute except when applicable events are taking place, or when effective notice under Section 30.06 has been given.
     

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